Jan 102020
 

Lesson 1

  1. Check email
  2. Follow link in email  to Google Classroom
  3. Click the link in the comment to go to form and enter your chosen topic.
  4. When groups have been sorted – go to Google Drive, create a new Google Slides.  Share it with your group members.
  5. Decide on one persons Slides and work on that one.
  6. Prepare one slide each
    1. Simple layout
    2. A few notes
    3. A picture or two

Lesson 2

  • Agree a style
  • Prepare your talking (not reading)
Jan 072020
 

Lesson 1

  1. From j2launch, open Google Drive
  2. Click  “+ New” – “Google Docs”
  3. Look through the menus and options
  4. Create a document with information about South America
  5. How can you use the different tools to present your information effectively?
    1. Banner pictures
    2. Text boxes (tables – coloured boxes)
    3. Text in columns
    4. Pictures/text

  

Lesson 2

  1. Insert a table
    1. Make the border lines invisible
    2. Colour the cells
    3. Change width/merge cells
  2. Insert pictures
    1. Put them in different places
    2. Crop – eg banner picture at top
  3. Style
    1. Choose font, colours (one or two only)
    2. Avoid rainbox, fancy fonts
  4. Information
    1. Keep it simple and short
Jan 242019
 
  1. Slide 1 title

  2. Slide 2 Three useful website

  3. Slide 3 Five questions

 

  1. Visit your Google Classroom to open the blank Slides
  2. Subject
    1. Choose a small subtopic for your presentation
    2. Add a title on the first slide
    3. Add more slides – choosing an appropriate layout
  3. Theme
    1. Choose a suitable theme
      1. If you are going to use picture backgrounds…
        1. Same one for all slides? Different
        2. Muted/darker?
        3. Images need to be “labelled for non-commercial reuse”
    2. ** Can you use a template? File – new – from template
      1. Can you save this in your Classroom folder in Google Drive? It needs to appear in my Classroom folder…
    3. Decide on fonts and colours
  4. Information
    1. Find at least three useful and reading/age-appropriate websites on the subject
    2. Paste the links on Slide 2 using bullet points
    3. Write 5 questions that you would like to answer on Slide 3
  5. Slides
    1. Plan each slide – give each slide a title
    2. Add information in your own words
  6. Images
    1. Search for images for your Slides
    2. Use search tools – usage rights – marked for non-commercial use

Skills

 

May 182018
 

LF: Explore Google Forms

  1. Go to Google Drive
  2. Click NEW, More then Google forms
  3. Explore as many tools and options as you can, including:
    1. Naming the form
    2. Changing the theme
    3. Trying each question type
    4. Adding sections and titles

LF: Plan your research project

  1. Think about what you would be interested in finding out by doing a survey.  I can get children in Year 6 to complete the surveys.
  2. Think carefully about:
    1. What questions to ask
    2. Which type of question
    3. What data you want – words, sentences, numbers,…
    4. Do you need names?
  3. Design your form

Looking after data – by doing a survey, you have a responsibility to look after people’s information safely.  How do you think you should do this?

LF: Share your form

  • Allow anyone at St Mark’s to view your form
  • Find and copy the share link for your form
  • Fill out this form to share your form information